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Petco… where the healthy pets go

Petco is a leading pet specialty retailer that provides the products, services and advice that make it easier for our customers to be great pet parents.


We’re animal lovers, just like you.



As a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies, services and companion animals, Petco’s vision is captured
 – more... in six words: Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We believe that pets enrich our lives, strengthen our communities and make our world a healthier, happier place; that all pets deserve loving homes, the best nutrition and a high quality of life; and that, every day, we bring pets and people together and advocate for animals because life is better with a pet. We’re focused on delivering outstanding customer service, a fun and convenient shopping environment, both in stores and online at www.petco.com, and a range of products, services and knowledgeable associates to help our customers be great pet parents.

Petco Particulars


Founded in 1965

More than 1,100 stores serving all 50 United States

More than 22,000 associates nationwide

More than 10,000 different pet-related products for dogs, cats, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds and small animals

Complete pet care and services, including:

Dog training

Grooming (Mobile Grooming available in select service areas)

Affordable vaccinations

Pet photography

Pet insurance

Online pet first aid


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What is it like to work at Petco?

3.3
Work/Life Balance
3.0
Compensation/Benefits
3.0
Job Security/Advancement
3.0
Management
3.3
Culture

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What do employees say about Petco's culture and work-life balance?

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4.0
Fun Place to work
Written by Sales Associate (Former Employee) from Rockville, MD on January 2, 2017
Fun, upbeat work place. Decent coworkers. learned a lot about pets That i never knew. free food from reps was a plus. Enjoyed the job overall
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What jobs are available at Petco?

Top work locations
5.0
Sumter, SC
5.0
Industry, CA
4.9
Lake Forest, CA
4.8
Norwalk, CT
4.7
Palmdale, CA
Most popular roles
4.8
Replenishment Associate
4.8
Associate Manager
4.7
Development Operations Engineer
4.7
Shift Manager
4.6
Volunteer

Petco jobs:

What did candidates say about the interview at Petco?

Interview experience
Based on 357 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 356 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 331 interviews
About a day or two
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